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Santa Barbara City College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,054 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,288 tuition
$11,000 off campus room & board
$1,680 books
$86 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$19,934 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,168 tuition
$11,000 off campus room & board
$1,680 books
$86 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,616 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
42% of students receive aid
26% get federal aid ($4,364 avg)
34% get state aid ($1,424 avg)
4% get institn'l aid ($1,616 avg)
13% get loans ($5,234 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 20.0% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.15% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$3,661,832
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,344 39%
Federal Grant Aid $4,364 26%
Pell Grants $4,340 26%
Other Federal Grants $463 1%
Institution Grant Aid $1,616 4%
State Grant Aid $1,424 34%
Student Loans $5,234 13%
Federal Loans $5,234 13%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
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College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581
http://www.sbcc.edu/financialaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $211

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Michael from Carpinteria, CA
  • Feb-28-2015 I am a current student here

    Three sentences bang for the buck. Little more to know is what life of education will you choose. `Be ready or stay stuck trying.

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  • 4
  • Ethan from Anthem, AZ
  • Sep-25-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Definitely a huge savings over USCB, so for out of state, it would be about the same as ASU to go here, but about 1/3 the price of USCB, but at least it cuts 2 years off of the UCSB tuition.

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  • 5
  • Daisey from Goleta, CA
  • Mar-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Financial Aid is extremely helpful when it comes to paying for school. Each semester there are different workshops to assist students in getting financial aid for school. It isn't cheap to go to school. Every semester is getting pricier and the school understands the struggle that current students face. Programs have been created especially to assist students of all ages, ethnicity as well as family backgrounds to compete their academic goals.

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  • 4
  • Stefanie from Jefferson City, MO
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    I am paying quite a bit for out of state tuition however for the most part the college is worth the money (not including the out of state tuition though).

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